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Jens in Finland

Post by ÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖ » Sun Jul 24, 2011 4:14 pm

Ja,ja Great! I was at the concert in Saimaa open Air In Lappeenranta close to the Russian border. A place most of you never had heard about.
But enough geography. The concert was great, as usual, the public was full of kosken and enthusiasm. The Gnat-gnats were lively and it didn't thunder just then.

But,but the most, the best, the overall big pleasure for me, was that I could meet and greet my idol, the one and only Jens, and I got the permission to ask him some questions for this exceptional Forum.

Ö. Nice to see you here in Finland again Jens. I would by the way like to know a little about your upbringing in Sweden. Were you born in Stockholm?
JJ. Yes and we moved to Malmoe in the south of Sweden 1974.

Ö. So the first musical experiences you got in Stockholm?
JJ.Yes, Anders and I had a pianoteacher that initiated us in the musicmysteries, Chopin, Bach and tedious scales.

Ö.And that continued when you moved to Malmoe?
JJ.Yes, more or less! Anders was "the less"! He put his hands in mud, before our lessons and the teacher complained over the ever dirtied klaviature. When that wasn't enough to let him free, he broke his fingers in a bikeaccident. The teacher was happy i think and Anders could start his drumming as he had wanted all the time.

Ö I have heard, that he was a bit naughty in those days.
JJ. Yea, some say so, but I think he was really great fun. A guy called Jonas Hansson had a band, Silver Mountain and Anders reputation suited him, so we soon played with him in our cellar, to the neighbours despair. Anders bought a bunch of old hospitalmattresses, as silencer, but there were soon flying and crawling creeps in them, so they had to go. It is said, that they one night became a garage for our bassplayers car.

Ö. Huh! How did he take that?
JJ.Oh he bought some mustardjars to darken the guitarists windows...

Ö.Haha!You had apparently a lot of fun in those days?
JJ Yes, but it was even more of that when we moved to LA and Yngwie.

Ö Tell me! tell me!
JJ.Ja, we lived together like some Swedecolony and there happened something every day. I can't tell you all. It would fill a book and some is too embarrassing now. But it was many laughs. Yngwie bought an exclusive waterbed, but it started to leak and there was soon growing grass under and then came the ANTS. They were soon all over the place and Anders got his insectphobia there and then. So we had to move. We moved a lot in those days and not always of free will...

To be continued...

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Re: Jens in Finland

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by tpocain » Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:09 pm

Great interview! Thanks for sharing, man... :)
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Post by ÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖ » Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:09 pm

More Jens!

Ö. I can understand that there are thousands of funny episodes, but was it really always fun?
JJ. No, of course not. We toured hard and it wasn't as lucrative as one could think. Some could be very upset over the division of the resources, but for Anders and me, that came from our mothers cellar with old moth-eaten mattrasses on the walls and grumbling neighbours, to hockey-halls with enthusiastic fans, all over the world, money wasn't the most important issue.

Ö. I think that Yngwies best records are those with you two. I love them and often listen to them. I think I bought some of his others too, but that they have disappeared somewhere. But tell me about that flight to Japan when Yngwie got his "Fucking fury". We have seen a funny pic of you in a Japanese dress.
JJ. Ja ough! I look silly-drunk and I was silly-drunk, so I don't remember so much, but my brother-and he never exaggerates-have told me that I was sleeping, when a woman threw a pot of water over me. My clothes were wet right through and I had to undress. Some kind stewardess put that gown on me, but you can see, that I kept my drink. Haha. I have no idea who took that silly pic, but I wouldn't be surprised if it was my always present and sober brother, that also made the famous tape with Yngwies fury. In Tokio waited a whole policesquadron, says Anders. I saw only about ten but who knows.

Ö. Some forumers think,that you look like a sweet girl, Jenny!
JJ Yes! I have seen that. Haha!

Ö I would have liked to talk with you for hours and I can't demand more of your time now, but I would very much like to hear your version of the toilet-blowing. Why did you do such an absurd thing?
JJ. It wasn't absurd there and then. It was an ugly mug, brownish and worn-out and it deserved to get peace with his maker. How do you best help an old mug on his last journey? With a big bang of course. It was also an experiment, but I had honestly never expected such an effect. I thought it would be a high watercascade and nothing more so I was rather chocked when it went from a brownish toa-stool to a heap of brown porcelain. But I paid for the fun and when we played there next time, the door to that special room was locked.

Ö. Thank you Jens, it was a pleasure to talk to you and I hope you soon come back to us. I would have liked to talk about Strato too, but maybe next time. One last question though! Will there be some Ten Seasons-like record more?
JJ. Honestly, I don't know...

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by tpocain » Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:57 am

Oh...my...GOD! I thought I was the only one that called him Jenny--that is so funny! Are you talking about the picture of him with the Hello Kitty dress? I read the interview where Anders was talking about that--apparently, Yngwie was threatening to kill somebody and Jens was throwing his own hissy fit by refusing to keep his clothes on...LOL
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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by browneyedgirl » Mon Jul 25, 2011 2:03 am

Jens needs to write an autobiography, it would be great!!!! :beer:

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius 2.0 » Mon Jul 25, 2011 6:34 am

I can't see that JJ flamed anyone here even if he ought to have all the reasons in the world. He can't be blamed for what we think and say... :cry:

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius » Mon Jul 25, 2011 8:41 am

:lol: Hi, I can't see what the HECK you are talking about. Who is flaming who? Butt I would very much like to flame you! Jaja! Flame you is what I want!


Edit: This is NOT a regular answer. NO! But fast, Jä!

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius » Mon Jul 25, 2011 3:09 pm

:x Here is the regular!

Alright, please calm down, I really don't want to start any trouble! :x :x

Think of it as a peace pipe. :x :x

:twak: :pissed: :pissed2: :pissed3:

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius 2.0 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 1:35 am

Stratowarius wrote::lol: Hi, I can't see what the HECK you are talking about. Who is flaming who? Butt I would very much like to flame you! Jaja! Flame you is what I want!
Cheater, cheater! I NEVER said that!! :x
Stratowarius wrote: Alright, please calm down, I really don't want to start any trouble! :x :x
The chicken you are quarreling about has been dead for twenty years now... :roll:

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius » Tue Jul 26, 2011 7:49 am

Stratowarius 2.0 wrote:
Stratowarius wrote::lol: Hi, I can't see what the HECK you are talking about. Who is flaming who? Butt I would very much like to flame you! Jaja! Flame you is what I want!
Cheater, cheater! I NEVER said that!! :x
Stratowarius wrote: Alright, please calm down, I really don't want to start any trouble! :x :x
The chicken you are quarreling about has been dead for twenty years now... :roll:


The bag of lies you have heard,
Have been stuffed fuller than that ugly bird,
But I'm not sure which was more stuffed,
The chicken or me, after I ate the bird rebuffed...

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by ÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖ » Tue Jul 26, 2011 7:59 am

Stratowarius 2.0 wrote:I can't see that JJ flamed anyone here even if he ought to have all the reasons in the world. He can't be blamed for what we think and say... :cry:


Huh!
My Avatar, my Avatar, my fucking Avatar,

What have you, Strato2, done to my Rockstar?

You stole him, and I have to move to Zanzibar,

To be left in peace with my Avatar-Kandahar...

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius 2.0 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 6:39 pm

Stratowarius wrote:
Stratowarius 2.0 wrote:
Stratowarius wrote::lol: Hi, I can't see what the HECK you are talking about. Who is flaming who? Butt I would very much like to flame you! Jaja! Flame you is what I want!
Cheater, cheater! I NEVER said that!! :x
Stratowarius wrote: Alright, please calm down, I really don't want to start any trouble! :x :x
The chicken you are quarreling about has been dead for twenty years now... :roll:


The bag of lies you have heard,
Have been stuffed fuller than that ugly bird,
But I'm not sure which was more stuffed,
The chicken or me, after I ate the bird rebuffed...
I feel like I could never eat another egg and even look at a stupid cluck-clucking chicken. :roll:

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius » Tue Jul 26, 2011 9:42 pm

:) It is not the matter of being out of line. It is a matter of letting things go when the time is right, and not letting this chicken-situation consume every fiber of your being...

:)

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius 2.0 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 10:31 pm

Stratowarius wrote::) It is not the matter of being out of line.
How do you do when you shit "ON THE LINE"?
:?

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius 2.0 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 10:32 pm

ÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖ wrote:
Stratowarius 2.0 wrote:I can't see that JJ flamed anyone here even if he ought to have all the reasons in the world. He can't be blamed for what we think and say... :cry:


Huh!
My Avatar, my Avatar, my fucking Avatar,

What have you, Strato2, done to my Rockstar?

You stole him, and I have to move to Zanzibar,

To be left in peace with my Avatar-Kandahar...
I did not take your avatar,
I took MINE.
Now answer my previous question-
How do you do when you shit "ON THE LINE"? :)

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by AGAG » Wed Jul 27, 2011 5:49 am

This is beautiful! :)

May I ask... What was he wearing? :oops:
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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by ÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖ » Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:20 am

He had the sweetest of cloths. :) A blue dress of pure silk and blueblue shoes. And light-blue angelwings. But he wasn't blue at all. He was red-hot-fun...

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by ÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖ » Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:25 am

Stratowarius 2.0 wrote:
Stratowarius wrote::) It is not the matter of being out of line.
How do you do when you shit "ON THE LINE"?


It wouldn't make any sense to ask that question and answer it myself! Who is that IDIOT that shits on a LINE? Who the hell do you think? YOU of course! Fuck! :x

How?? I have no idea! Somebody needs a psychiatrist... :roll: :roll: :roll:

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius » Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:30 am

Stratowarius 2.0 wrote:
Stratowarius wrote::) It is not the matter of being out of line.
How do you do when you shit "ON THE LINE"?
:?

It wouldn't make any sense to ask that question and answer it myself. Who is that idiot that shits on a line? Who the hell do you think? You of course!

How??? Somebody needs a psychiatrist! :wink:

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Ilsekena » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:00 pm

Are you sure? Better find out.

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius 2.0 » Thu Jul 28, 2011 3:11 am

Stratowarius wrote:Somebody needs a psychiatrist! :wink:
So follow your needs and go home. I will stay here and try to save Freckle, even if I have no idea how. :cry:

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius » Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:58 am

:( I don't know where to begin with that nonsense, but I assure you with the fullest confidence, that this Freckles name is Arnold Layne, in her mind and who looks like a killer?

Freckle Layne.

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by eternity_strato » Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:10 am

Jens in Finland.

Arnold Layne in Leeds.

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Stratowarius » Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:13 pm

:lol: And YOU? Where are you? :roll: :roll: :roll:

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by eternity_strato » Thu Jul 28, 2011 3:20 pm

Jens in Finland.

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Martin Van Buren » Thu Jul 28, 2011 5:14 pm

And i'm former American president Martin Van Buren! Alooooo-ha! :)

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by Ilsekena » Fri Jul 29, 2011 1:30 am

Jens in America, you idiots

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Re: Jens in Finland

Post by eternity_strato » Fri Jul 29, 2011 1:55 am

Jens in Finland

(and tulkki in the neverending story)

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